Theresa May in Germany

17.2.18


The PM was in Germany this weekend for the Munich Security Conference. Arriving in Berlin ahead of the Conference, Theresa May held talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel and a press conference.


May flew the flag for Britain, wearing the navy Notch Military jacket from Daniel Blake, navy skirt and the Twiggy kitten heels from Russell & Bromley. May also wore the Military coat from Daniel Blake.


On Saturday, the PM addressed the Munich Security Conference. Wearing a black Military tail coat from Daniel Blake, Theresa May talked about the key security issues facing the UK and the EU. May also wore the Charlize silver toed loafers from Russell & Bromley.

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Charlotte Olympia: Fit for the Prime Minister

13.2.18


It's been ten years since Charlotte Olympia captured us all with whimsical shoes and accessories. From surrealist platforms to the iconic Kitty flat, Charlotte Dellal's range of quirky footwear is a firm favourite of fashionistas up and down the land - including the Prime Minister.

We're all well versed in Theresa May's love of shoes, particularly those from high street favourite LK Bennett and Russell & Bromley. Adding a new designer to the mix, May's first pair of Charlotte Olympia's were donned for a good cause.

Supporting 2017's Red Nose Day, Theresa proudly wore a pair of deep red velvet Kitty kitten heels especially designed for her by Dellal. Teaming them with a red jersey dress and cashmere camel blazer from MaxMara for constituency business, the shoes were auctioned, with the proceeds donated to the charity. Whilst it is a secret where those kitten shoes ended up, it's no surprise that Charlotte Olympia's beautiful craftmanship, comfort and design details impressed the PM.


Fast forward to June 2017 and a very similar pair of Kitty heels were debuted by the Prime Minister on a visit to the European Commission in Brussels. Accessorising a navy and pale blue shift and coat by Amanda Wakeley, Theresa May rocked the velvet leopard shoes in true fashionista style. The little tip ears were the giveaway, and many of my lovely readers were as excited as I was to see May wear these fabulous kitten heels.




The PM has worn these pretty frequently over the past several months. They popped up with the gorgeous blue Daniel Blake Orchid jacket at the G20 in Hamberg. They added a touch of fierce to the Florence speech outfit and looked chic with trousers and May's Herno coat when President Macron came to visit. They have made many appearances at the despatch box - and most recently, at last week's Representation of the People Act commemorations.




Perhaps it is safe to say that these are at the top of May's most favoured new purchase list? Who could blame her!

You'll have to act quick to snag a leopard pair, and the red ones are now available to purchase- perhaps the PM will add these to her wardrobe?

Women and the vote: Theresa May's Week

10.2.18


This week marked the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, with the Prime Minister delivering a speech in Manchester and taking part in celebrations in Westminster.



For the special day, Theresa May wore her fabulous purple Daniel Blake Origami jacket with matching skirt. She teamed it with the Charlotte Olympia leopard Kitty heels and keeping warm against the freezing winter temperatures, wore her navy Herno coat and red scarf.



On Wednesday, the PM took part in the weekly Prime Minister's Questions, selecting a black trouser suit and ivory top for her appearance at the despatch box. May accessorised with the oversized Amanda Wakeley chain set and a pair of black ankle boots.

In the evening, May attended the Conservatives Black and White Party at the Natural History Museum. She wore her black lace jumpsuit and a pair of red patent heels from LK Bennett.




On Thursday, the Prime Minister welcome Japanese investors to Number 10 for a Brexit roundtable meeting. May wore the asymmetrical grey striped with button detail by Daniel Blake. She kept it classic with a string of grey pearls and her Celtic Treasure ring. May later met with Roberto Gualtieri  MEP.


And May also recorded a fun interview with Nikki Lilly! We find out about her first fashion faux pas and how she deals with negativity.

Theresa May in China and her British wardrobe

3.2.18


Theresa May took her first trip as Prime Minister to China this week. In a whirlwind three days, the PM visited Wuhan, Beijing and Shanghai, securing trade between the UK and China and many more cultural commitments.


Accompanied by Mr May, the PM left London on Tuesday, arriving in Wuhan on Wednesday. Keeping warm against the chilly climes, May kept warm in her navy Daniel Blake military inspired coat, a red scarf and the over the knee croc patent boots from Russell & Bromley.


The PM's first stop was the Yellow Crane Tower where she and Mr May watched a performance of Chinese opera. We love her new fur hat! The PM then made a visit to the Yangtze River before visiting Wuhan University. The PM's outfit was her light blue blazer, teamed with a navy skirt and oversized pearls.


The PM also met with Premier Keqiang in the Great Hall of the People as part of the UK-China CEO Council. May wore her red Amanda Wakeley blazer, teaming it with a black cami, black skirt and the Twiggy kitten heels from Russell & Bromley.




On Thursday, the PM took part in the traditional Eyes of Tiger ceremony, dotting the eyes of two tigers. Later in the day, she visited the Agrigarden Research Centre. For these two visits May wore her black and white Escada blazer with black trousers and the Divine flats from Russell & Bromley.






Later in the day, the delegation travelled to Beijing and visited the Forbidden City before meeting with President Xi Jinping. Arriving at the Diaoyutai State Guest House, the Mays participated in a traditional tea ceremony before meetings.  The PM wore her fabulous purple Origami jacket with matching skirt by Daniel Blake, teaming it with the Amanda Wakeley chain necklace and bracelet and the Twiggy kitten heels.



On Friday, May participated in the China-UK Business Forum before visiting the Yu Yuan Temple Garden and students in Shangahi. It was back to Daniel Blake for Theresa- selecting the Origami jacket in a slate sequins fabric, black trousers and the military coat. May teamed this outfit with her red scarf and the leopard Frame flats from Russell & Bromley.


All in all, it was a best of British wardrobe for Theresa May's trip to China. Spotlighting our great designer and high street talent, the Prime Minister is truly a champion of British fashion.

Herno: The outerwear brand you need to know about!

31.1.18


Hands up if you share my obsession with coats? Seems like Theresa May and I are on the same page! The Prime Minister knows that a good coat can take you for miles, and in this instance, Theresa May has picked a winner!

Herno is an Italian brand, firmly focused on athleisure and outerwear with a twist. Founder of Herno, Giusppe Marenzi, set out in 1948 to design the perfect men’s raincoat combining practical functionality and cutting edge fashion. Herno expanded its range of outerwear over the next few decades with both men’s and women’s clothing, reaching across Europe and eventually approaching the Japanese market in the 1970’s and the US in the 1980’s.

I must admit I hadn't heard of the company until I saw May wearing one of their snuggly jackets last year. Always in the market for a new coat, Herno is fast becoming my new favourite outerwear brand. Living in the unpredictable British climate, it's pretty hard to be prepared with a jacket that can keep you warm in the wind and rain, but similarly, not cook you when it gets a bit humid. Herno's great range of quilted jackets, puffers and trenches do all three.

Theresa May has four Herno numbers in her wardrobe.


The first is the original black quilted shell that introduced me to the brand. With cropped sleeves and an oversize collar, this coat is perfect for layering fans who want comfort without feeling overstuffed. May wore hers frequently throughout 2017, teaming it with practical trousers and not afraid to wear it with a tailored dress to church.



Whilst not an exact match, I'm pretty sure that May's navy rain coat is also from the Herno brand. The distinctive silver rectangle tag on each of the reverse of the jackets is a good sign! We also love the light blue spotty cuff detailing on this essential piece.


May's third Herno purchase, and quite possibly my absolute favourite is the navy layered puffer. Odds are that this was a Christmas treat for the PM and she has been wearing it religiously ever since!



The cotton blend and wool blend layered puffer jacket is a beautiful dark navy shade, with the surrounding zip detail featuring a glittery sheen. What's so cool about this jacket is that you can zip out the sleeves and front section, leaving you with a shorter length sleeve and the wool coat if desired.  Herno makes this coat in both a black and cream number, and I've also seen it without a glittery zip (but who wouldn't want some extra sparkle?!) I can see why it's the PM's new favourite and a perfect staple for the colder months.

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And the PM surprised us all on her trip to the World Economic Forum with a piece from Herno's current collection. Debuting the chain belt tweed jacket in a chic navy, this too has a sparkly fabric to add some shimmer to the day time. Perfect for the cold climate of Davos as well as our fine British shores, this is a chic take on the Chanel-esque trend of tweed and chains. May paired her jacket with flared black trousers and her signature item- the leopard flat.




As a Brit that wears a jacket or coat for the majority of the year, an outerwear piece from Herno is a great investment. For my fellow Brits, Herno is stocked in Harvey Nichols and Harrods, but sites like Matches and Farfetch have an extensive collection of styles that you can shop to your heart's desire.

We all deserve a little luxury outerwear- and Herno certainly delivers! 

Burns Night and Davos: Theresa May's Week

27.1.18


From marking Burns Night to the snowy slopes of Davos, here's a recap of Theresa May's week.


On Monday, the PM welcomed US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Number 10. Arriving in her navy Daniel Blake jacket, navy skirt and leopard Charlotte Olympia kitten heels, May changed into her oatmeal Daniel Blake jacket and the snakeskin kitten heels from Russell & Bromley for her meeting.


Later that evening, the Prime Minister hosted a Burns Night supper at Number 10 and rocked the Gordon Clan Modern tartan in the process!

On Wednesday, May took part in the weekly Prime Minister's Questions. We were in the gallery this time! :) The PM wore a brown floral tweed jacket from Paule Ka, black trousers and the Divine flats from Russell & Bromley. The PM carried her trusty Vere satchel from Anya Hindmarch and kept warm in the great navy Herno coat.

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Later in the day the PM travelled to Davos ahead of the World Economic Forum, swapping her flats for some very practical snow boots from Canadian brand Sorel. Thanks to Mail Online for featuring our thoughts on this shoe switch!


On Thursday, the PM addressed WEC delegates on the power of technology and British innovation. May debuted a new navy Herno jacket with chain detail, teaming it with black trousers and the leopard Delicious flats from Russell & Bromley. Later in the day, May met with President Trump.


New Season at Amanda Wakeley

24.1.18

It may be cold and rainy out, but the new season arrivals at Amanda Wakeley are a bright ray of sunshine!

With a focus on striking transitional pieces, there are so many great items that have just arrived. With an eye for sharp tailoring, I am falling in love with many of the jackets and luxe coats that Wakeley has designed this season. It's all about making a statement in a luxurious way!

Here's my top pieces from Amanda Wakeley's new arrivals. Question is, will the PM be wearing this in the coming months?












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